Student Communications

The Division of Information Technology provides the following communications options for GW students.


GW Mobile

GW Mobile provides instant access to information on key university resources from a web-enabled mobile device. The app is available for iOSAndroid and Mobile Web. GW Mobile includes campus maps, a schedule of classes, GW email access, 4-Ride reservations, social media feeds, shuttle information and more. Tap into campus wherever you go with the official GW Mobile app.

GW Mobile FAQs


courses mobile icon Courses
Find out course availability, schedules and instructor information. Add a course to your personal calendar.
maps mobile icon Maps
Locate emergency Blue Light locations, campus buildings, parking, shuttle stops, dining locations and more. Live GPS walking directions available.
libraries mobile icon Library
Search the Aladin mobile catalog for print and electronic books, journals and multimedia resources. View and renew checked out items, check for items on hold and more.
Directories mobile icon Directory
Search the GW Directory, call Directory Assistance or use the "Quick Contacts" feature to access university departments and services.
GW Today mobile icon GWToday
Read GW's flagship publication with breaking news and in-depth articles about academic programs, research initiatives and the GW community.
Schools mobile icon Schools
View the most recent blogs, events, news and social networks from all of GW's schools.
Shuttles mobile icon Shuttle
Track the Vern Express and Kennedy Center shuttle. View the Vern Express Twitter feed to find out about delays.
4ride mobile icon 4-Ride
Reserve 4-Ride pick-up and set notifications from your phone.
email mobile icon GW Email
Access your GW email account from anywhere. Easily use all of the Google apps, including Calendar and Drive.
iTunes U mobile icon iTunes U
View featured public events made available to the GW community and global learners on GW's iTunes U platform.
Bookstore mobile icon Bookstore
Browse the bookstore for course books, apparel and more.
View GW's support services for alumni.
View top news, schedules and information about men's, women's and co-ed sports at GW.
Browse GW events, the academic calendar and the alumni and athletics calendars.
Emergency Info
View campus alerts as well as contact information for EMeRG, the University Police Department and more.
Donate a gift to the George Washington University.
Read the GW Hatchet, an independent student newspaper, for campus and DC news, opinions, culture and entertainment.
Check out our site for new GW employees and learn more about the university.
Sign in to Mobile GWeb to view courses, weekly schedules, academic holds, and academic records and search the course catalog.
Follow GW on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.
Access GW's iTunes U videos.
Email us your feedback on the GW Mobile app.



The Division of Information Technology (IT) is pleased to announce that WebEx, a Colonial Connect service, is now available to all GW students. WebEx is a collaborative meeting tool that allows for real-time video meetings and sharing of computer content over the web. Features include multi-point video conferencing and desktop share to meet for a group project, catch up with friends or make a video call home.

Students can host WebEx meetings for free using a computer, smart phone or tablet and a headset or speakers to participate in the audio portion of the meeting. Student hosted meetings can support up to 8 attendees. Students may attend WebEx meetings hosted by faculty and staff for free; all fees will be charged to the meeting host. Fee-based WebEx hosting with long distance or toll-free calling service is not available for students.

Faculty, staff, students and guests of the university may all be invited to and attend WebEx meetings on either the faculty and staff domain or the student domain. If you are hosting, simply invite your attendees by email address in the WebEx tool. To begin using your WebEx account, login to with your GW NetID and corresponding password.

Login to WebEx

Watch this video to learn more about what WebEx can do for you.